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The author investigates a number of Christian newspapers that have become mere advertising spaces on account of their supposed spiritual and instructive messages.
Rumors have spread about the escalating tension between the Coptic public and the church leadership. While many voices complained about the “tyranny” of the church leadership, church sources denied the rumors and attributed the problems and protests to misunderstandings.
Labīb highlights the history of the Community Council in the Coptic Orthodox Church and its authority to manage the church’s financial affairs. The Community Council was formed in 1872 and then again in 1974. Many obstacles hindered the development of the Community Council, and troubles resulted...
Zākhir comments on Pope Shenouda’s declaration in an interview on the Egyptian TV. He blame the church for the Coptic youth’s lack of religious education and church education alleged by Pope Shenouda III.
Kamāl Zākhir thanks Pope Shenouda for announcing his intention to amend the present law of choosing the patriarch in the Coptic Orthodox Church. He proposes suggestions and support his argument with an article by Pope Shenouda in Madāris al-Ahad of 1953.
The author responds to an interview with Bishop Marqus, the spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, released by al-Fajr newspaper about the relationship between the church and laymen.
The following press review presents the titles of Christian publications published in Egypt by various Christian denominations.
Sulaymān Shafīq reports on the Second Laymen’s Conference concerning secularism.
A group called the ’Coptic Group for Church Reform has issued a statement accusing Pope Shenouda of helping to kidnap Pope Yūsab, the 115th pope, through writing and planning.
The article explains that Pope Shenouda is now against reform, although he has once been one of its strongest supporters.
Coptic Orthodox Church member and businessman Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá speaks out about internal problems in the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church.
This article explains that the patriarchal chair should only be filled by a qualified person who is elected according to the laws of the church.
Kamāl Zākhir Mousa draws a comparison between the theoretical or historical meaning of the word "Father" in churches and its real meaning nowadays.
An article on “Adam´s sin” by monk Basilios of the Monastery of Makarios caused a conflict in the Orthodox Church. Pope Shenouda himself will investigate monk Basilios. The article is not the only reason behind investigating Basilios. He wrote three books in which he touches upon the relation...
The author comments on the story of the former monk and analyzes the different reactions towards it. He responded to the question whether is it possible for a person who chose the life of monasticism to return back to the world and whether his return was considered a violation of his dedication.
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